Police dog Buckley meets our Red Dog

December 4, 2014

Red Dog friend

Police Dog Buckley takes some time out to meet the other famous dog of the Pilbara – Red Dog....

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Red Dog reminder returns to Pilbara

November 18, 2014


Much like Red Dog himself, the much loved wanderer’s original collar has done the rounds and has now been returned to its rightful home in the Pilbara. Read the full story...

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Coming Of Age – Karratha Forum

October 31, 2014


The ‘Coming of Age’ City of Karratha Economic Forum will be help on Thursday, November 6, at the Hyatt Regency Perth. Register at www.comingofage.com.au or read on for more...

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October 30, 2014

My name is Natalie Rouillard, and in association with the Pets and Vets Group, I will be offering small animal veterinary ultrasound services in the Pilbara, from the Karratha Veterinary Hospital, as of February 2015. I have a special interest and experience in ultrasonography and diagnostic imaging and have passed the membership examinations of the...

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October 28, 2014


Vaccinations are the single most important thing you can do for your pet to ensure their ultimate health. Due to the large number of unvaccinated stray and wandering dogs and cats, if your pet is unvaccinated or under-vaccinated, they are at risk of contracting some very contagious diseases. Click here to read about vaccinating for...

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Hercules Update

October 28, 2014

Hercules 3

Hercules is doing well and is improving every day. The black skin is actually dead skin and will continue to slowly dry up and come away from the fresh new skin growing underneath over the next few weeks. We assist in this process by cutting away flaps of dead skin and keeping the wounds moist...

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Heat Stress

October 27, 2014


Heatstroke (heat-stress or hyperpyrexia) is an emergency situation. Pets become heat stressed when confined in overheated enclosure such as cars with windows up, over-exercising in the heat of the day, locking pets in pens with no shade, or leaving them in a trailer can all resulted in death from heat-stress. Symptoms of heat stress are:...

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Best of Karratha Awards

October 27, 2014


The fifth annual ‘Best of Karratha Awards’ brought together local businesses to acknowledge their contribution to the City of Karratha. After receiving more than 10,000 votes from the public, the winners were announced at a ceremony at Bali Garden Restaurant, on Tuesday the 7th of October. We are pleased to announce that Karratha Vet Hospital...

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Under the Microscope

September 30, 2014

Karratha - Bree

Bree MarshVeterinary Nurse – Karratha Veterinary Hospital Bree grew up in Bunbury, before moving to Perth to complete her Animal Studies course and commencing work as a trainee veterinary nurse while studying a certificate IV in Veterinary nursing. She moved to Karratha for a scenery change and joined the Karratha Veterinary Hospital team in February...

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